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Stevia Recipes - Decendent Desserts


So it's a new year and I know people around the world are making resolutions about losing weight or eating healthier. Most of us have, at one point or another made a resolution about getting fit, losing weight, or eating healthier. If you haven't cut out those nasty fake sugars such as Splenda or other sugar substitutes, that is a good way to keep your resolution.

You might ask 'How will I live without my sweets every now and then?' You don't need those over processed sweeteners. Nature has provided us with a plant called Stevia. Stevia is a natural sweetener, meaning from the moment you pick a leaf off the plant it's sweet!

Stevia powders are becoming more and more popular, but not many people understand what it is or how to use it. Let me answer a few questions I've gotten recently. Stevia is naturally 10x sweeter than sugar.

If you're looking for a ratio 1 Teaspoon of Suede Hills Green Stevia Powder = approx. 1 cup of sugar. So the next time you look at the price tag remember that!

Stevia is in fact a 0 calorie sweetener, and can be baked with. Here are a few Stevia recipes that are delicious and will help you keep the weight off! Stevia is diabetic and hypoglycemic safe. Stevia has even been shown to help prevent plaque!

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Stevia Recipes

Here are a few of our favourite recipes:


Mint Carob Mousse:

In a food processor add:

Blend until smooth. Pour into a pie plate, sprinkled with ground flax seeds mixed with a bit of water for a crust.


Cashew Chocolate Mousse

Soak 1 1/2 cups cashews then blend with:

Blend in a blender until well combined into a whipping creme like consistency. Pair with strawberries or raspberries with a mint leaves


Decadent Chocolate Sauce

Simply mix:

Optional: add 1 tsp mesquite powder + 1 tsp filtered water.


Raw Vegan Eggnog

You will need:

Add almonds and water in to a blender for 2- 3 minutes. Strain the almond mylk using a nut mylk bag or fine mesh strainer. Pour the almond mylk back into blender and blend with ingredients to make a delicious, healthy 'for you and planet' holiday drink


Chocolate Avocado Mousse

Blend:

Recipes thanks to: Julie Beyer, For the Love of Food
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